Kerala’s contribution towards India’s travel and tourism sector is always illustrious. Known as ‘God’s Own Country’, this Southern state is home to several breathtaking backwaters, hill stations, forests, spice plantation tours and more. The state attracts sizable foreign and domestic tourists every year.
The state of tourism in Kerala
Kerala has been witnessing a consistent surge in the number of tourists visiting the state. A total of 9, 23, 366 foreign tourists visited the state in 2014. This number stood at 8, 58, 143 in 2013. Similarly, the state received 116, 95, 411 domestic tourists in 2014, whereas 108, 57, 811 domestic tourists visited the state in 2013. Riding high on such growth trend, Kerala expects around 15% increase in the number of tourist arrival in 2015. Read More
Published in: IDS Next
By: Kamatchi Nathan